Canada’s signature solution to maximize public sector investments

By Bobby Kwon, President and CEO of the Canadian Commercial Corporation All governments around the world are forever faced with having to solve more problems than the available means allow. And in today’s globalized marketplace, the best solutions often require international expertise. Fortunately, there is a Canadian solution for government decision-makers everywhere to maximize [...]

Canada’s signature solution to maximize public sector investments2021-07-30T10:11:52+08:00

Canada-Indonesia Blog Series 2021: Part 2-Canada-Indonesia Trade Relationship

Part 1-An Introduction to Indonesia & its Economy Part 2 - Canada-Indonesia Trade Relationship Trade between the two countries totalled CAD$3.7 billion in 2019 while Canadian foreign direct investment in Indonesia during the year was CAD$3 billion. Indonesia also remains the second largest destination for Canadian investment in the ASEAN region. Despite the huge [...]

Canada-Indonesia Blog Series 2021: Part 2-Canada-Indonesia Trade Relationship2021-07-28T14:28:21+08:00

Canada-Indonesia Blog Series 2021: Part 1-An Introduction to Indonesia & its Economy

The recent news that Canada and Indonesia have launched negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) is good news not just for Canadian companies who will gain access to a huge and growing market or Canadian consumers who gain access to new goods, but also to those people who are concerned about growing [...]

Canada-Indonesia Blog Series 2021: Part 1-An Introduction to Indonesia & its Economy2021-07-23T09:57:44+08:00

Vietnam should play a major part in Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy

Canada and Vietnam have shared a longstanding relationship based on trade, development and immigration. Over the past several years, this relationship has deepened considerably. With Vietnam’s new national leadership put in place for 2021 to 2026, the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) urges Canada to secure its economic interests with Vietnam as a key tenet [...]

Vietnam should play a major part in Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy2021-06-21T09:43:15+08:00

CABC 2021 Annual General Meeting

On March 31st, 2021, the CABC was pleased to host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and welcomed 65 representatives from CABC Members and partners across Canada and the ASEAN region. Promising Economic Recovery in 2021 Despite the unprecedented challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there is a shared sense of optimism [...]

CABC 2021 Annual General Meeting2021-04-01T11:34:00+08:00

Canada begins public consultations on joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (Closing Date: 3 May 2021)

“Advancing Canada's participation in global digital trade and e-commerce will ensure that more Canadians have access to the benefits and opportunities that flow from international trade and investment. Joining the DEPA would help Canadian businesses benefit from digital trade and adapt to emerging technologies.” - Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and [...]

Canada begins public consultations on joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (Closing Date: 3 May 2021)2021-03-30T07:12:23+08:00

CABC Member EXP Champions the Development of Laos’ Electric Power Sector

On March 1st – 2nd, the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) was proud to support the participation of our member EXP Services International Inc. (EXP) at the Academic Forum on the Development and Solutions of Electric Power Problems at Champassak University in Pakse, Laos. The two-day academic forum chaired by the university’s Director, Dr. Bounmy [...]

CABC Member EXP Champions the Development of Laos’ Electric Power Sector2021-03-30T06:34:33+08:00

Things to Know Before Entering the Philippine Market

The Philippines’ economy is considered one of the most dynamic economies in East Asia and the Pacific. In 2020, however, GDP contracted by an estimated 8.3% due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Nevertheless, according to the IMF’s October 2020 forecast, GDP growth is expected to pick up to 7.4% in 2021, subject to the [...]

Things to Know Before Entering the Philippine Market2021-03-30T06:57:15+08:00

Interview with The Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development

Canada’s agricultural powerhouse, Saskatchewan, takes aim at ASEAN with new Singapore Office The Government of Saskatchewan is intent on expanding already robust trade, investment and cultural relations in ASEAN with the establishment of a new Trade and Investment Office in Singapore. The CABC connected with Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development Jeremy Harrison [...]

Interview with The Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development2021-03-26T08:26:08+08:00

CABC Member Feature – BowerGroupAsia

BowerGroupAsia (BGA) is a strategic advisory firm that specializes in the Asia-Pacific, providing full-range of government, public affairs and business advisory services to Fortune 500 companies with interests in Asia. BGA clients span a multitude of business sectors including information and communications technology (ICT), healthcare, financial services, creative arts, energy, media, automotive, fast moving [...]

CABC Member Feature – BowerGroupAsia2021-03-22T21:00:20+08:00